Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Seated Fly Press

This week’s exercise is the seated fly press. It targets the deltoids, which assist in the movement of the upper arm.

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To complete this exercise:

  • Sit with your back straight and feet firmly planted on the floor.
  • Grasp the dumbbells with your palms facing inward and pick them up off the floor.


  • While keeping your arms slightly bent and rotating at the shoulders only, slowly raise the dumbbells up, following a semi-circle path.
  • Raise them as high as they can go, and squeeze your shoulder blades together.

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  • Pause, and then slowly lower the weight back to the starting position.
  • Aim for 3 sets of 10 to 12 reps.

Please check with your provider before starting any new exercise regimen.

dsc_0323-1    – Dr. Courtney

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